|Through A Glass Darkly - Luminal|
Through A Glass Darkly's approach to ambient sound is to get started somewhere in the middle and follow spontaneous ideas during their live improvisations, which in a certain way resemble Minimalist music. "Luminal", Darrel Mayers' and Nigel Jacobs' début on the Petcord netlabel, utilises repetition as a means to dive into a hypnotic state of consciousness. As the music progresses, the apparent linearity of time is cancelled and expands to infinity with echoes of staccato guitars creating a pul...
Keywords: experimental; minimalist music; electroacoustic; improvisation
|Djozr - Sad Songs|
The dynamics of constantly shifting sound fragments. Pulsating repetition as a means of diving into the essence of an idea. On Sad Songs, hist first album for the Petcord netlabel, Glenn Bryce incorporates Microsound aesthetics, Minimalist music, reverberating drones and cut off clicks in his musical approach. Development takes place as addition and subtraction of acoustic, layers rather than through variations of a musical theme...
Keywords: experimental; microsound; minimalist music; ambient